Iraqi Kurdistan

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Iraq's parliament postponed until Tuesday a meeting aimed at agreeing on the formation of a new government because of a lack of consensus,...
Sunday, July 13, 2014
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Mostafa Nasser
Now that the Iraqi parliamentary elections are over, talks regarding choosing a new prime minister have started. Shia parliamentary blocs are now...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Youssef Sheikho
Qamishli – Amidst the escalation in fighting between Islamist extremists and Kurds on more than one front, the Kurdish National Council in Syria...
Thursday, August 22, 2013
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Iraq on Tuesday barred US energy giant Chevron from working in non-Kurdish parts of the country after it bought two exploration blocks in the...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
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Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan has sent a small amount of oil to Turkey by trucks in exchange for diesel, a regional government source said, adding it...
Monday, July 9, 2012
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Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region has crowned the first-ever Miss Kurdistan, though the beauty contest took place without bikini-clad women and with...
Friday, June 29, 2012
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Powerful Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr arrived in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region on Thursday in what his spokesman said was a bid to resolve...
Thursday, April 26, 2012
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The president of Iraq's self-ruled Kurdish region has demanded that Shia leaders agree on sharing power with their political opponents by September...
Thursday, April 26, 2012
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Three Kurdish militants, one Turkish soldier and a village guard were killed during battles in eastern Turkey on Tuesday, security sources said, the...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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